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Area Reps Discuss Options for Utilization of Stimulus Money

March 31st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The City of Cumberland is targeted to receive approximately $20 million in federal stimulus dollars over the next year and a half, and preliminary discussions have begun taking place on how best to utilize those funds. Representatives from Cumberland, Frostburg and Allegany County got together Tuesday afternoon to go over the initial guidelines coming from the Federal Treasury Department. Cumberland City Administrator Jeff Rhodes, during the city’s regular work session, said that the focus is on infrastructure, tourism and broadband — and not on economic development projects…